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same on the west side down to 95. >> back over to you. >> and the nightmare is over for passengers on a cruise liner. and that ship was adrift in the gulf after it destroyed parts of the engine room. now the ap is reporting all passengers on board have left the drews liner after docking in alabama late on thursday night. it was supposed to get there on wednesday but it was 9:15 central time when they made it into port. with the help of four tug boats it took six hours. after a delay, a steady stream of passengers made their way down the gangplank. now for those waiting, you can see signs reading sweet home, alabama and chants of let me off, representing the end to a disastrous ship at sea and conditions that many will never forget.
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>> it brings a new meaning to the word poop deck. >> no one could say it better. and the arrival and taxis lined up waiting to take scious ands away. while stranded at sea, they limited good and water. they were forced to use plastic bags as restrooms. passengers were supposed to get a full refund then discounts on future cruises. carnival announced they will get an additional $500 cash for the terrible trip. and we have learned that the ntsb is now investigating exactly what went wrong. >> and we look forward to hearing what they find out. and the executive john leopold was denyed a retrial. the 70-year-old was convict evidence of misconduct and the appeal was without merit. he broke the law when he misused his detail. the two term republican resigned but will be sentenced on march 14th. and the teen stabbed after
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the ravens parade will be la laid to rest today. it is being held at the baptist church and smith was attacked in baltimore. police say that it appears that a disagreement over a girl may have first pitted them against one another which later would lead to the deadly confrontation. >> he was a great kid, caught up in the love and that the city was experiencing. he and his friends skipped cool and went down there to experience it. it turned out to be tragic, but that's one day that all wish we could take back. >> pictures caught the attacks on camera. however they have nod made any arrests. they are asking anyone with information to come forward. the family of the university of maryland student killed by the roommates are planning a
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funeral. and steven rain will be remembered. he was a standout student who graduated from howard county. and another roommate was shot in the leg and is out of the hospital. he survived it but the shooter was a student a grade what the student in addition to shooting the two he killed himself after the murder. no word on the cause of a fire yesterday at a house on law street which runs parallel to 40. after 10 a.m. the fire started on the second floor of a two story home. the smoke alarms were not working at the time and with the units arrived they found the mother and the children age 4 and 2 had made it outside but both, all three, remember had the sustained burns. 5:33. and two fifth grader recent facing charges for plotting to kill a classmate. it is disturbing. they reveal they were planning to attack for some time.
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a fourth grilledder spoke up after seeing a life in one of the children's backpacks and asked about the plot. a boy said, quote, i was going to kill her with the life. the other was supposed to use the gun to keep anyone from trying to stop me or mess up our plan. they targeted a student because, quote, she is rude and makes fun of me and my friends. the boys are due in court next week. a store clerk defends himself with a sword when the store gets robbed. and in the camera can you see the whole thing happened. can you see he is pulling a large sword from behind the counter. a four foot sword that he kept for a good reason. in that confrontation here the suspect had a knife but that did not stop him, he punched him even as he was being stabbed. the suspect got away. a catholic youth football league in philadelphia is now in the middle of a real controversy. >> after allowing an 11-year- old to participate for five years, the archdiocese has now
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died to bar her from the field. >> her father said it is ar kayic and her mom started a petition to let girls play. now her governmental was 100 signatures. now there is more than 100,000. she was recently on the ellen show. >> we're not allowed to play because we're girls. i don't get it being a safety issue. it's not just for us but anyone that goes on to the field. >> the media blitz have not swayed the archdiocese. a panel will review the rule in mid-march. >> this is something girls do at sleep overs. >> why they cleared off their beds and hitting each other on valentine's day. >> the weekend to buy appliances. why you can save some dough if you make purchases. that's coming up. the car on the left was filled up with
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low detergent gasoline. while the car on the right was filled up with bp gasoline with invigorate. which helps clean and protect its engine so it can get a few more miles per tank than the car on the left.
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the feathers were flying and the eighth annual great san francisco pillow fight. the department of public works crews with the clean up say it
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may be preferred a way to display love a spokesperson said that feathers are not the easiest thing to clean up. i know we showed the video and we do it. i never understand why. >> i don't get it. >> and they are showing their frustration. >> and today is single appreciation day. >> it is. >> hopefully the weather will be nice for to you go out and get your single on. >> i don't know i'm trying. [ laughter ] get your single on. >> what a set up. >> i'm not taking it now. >> we will have the clouds increasing as we go through throughout the day. the kids heading to the bus. make sure you bundle up. it is chilly out there. as we go through the rest of the day, though. temperatures will -- temperatures will warm up. and if you are heading out this
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is what you can expect. and let's get a check of traffic. >> good morning. there are no delays but if you are traveling, we have construction that's shut down south green street between lombard and pratt street. and no delays or the harbor tunnel. as we look at 6 # 5 west of york road. everything everything is moving along. and that's time saver traffic. over to you. first trans fat now the mayor is pushing for yet another ban in new york city. >> what he now says is impossible to recycle and it is destroying the environment so we have to do away with it. >> story that will warm your heart. two 7 year olds spend the day together. they have a special bond. what it is.
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of murder in the death of his girlfriend. they will pursue a premeditated murder charges against him. the magistrate delayed the bail hearing and ruled he will be held at a police station until that happens. and more chilling details are coming out about an ex-lapd officer who went on a killing spree. he believe that that chris dorner did research on two of the victims before murdering them. quan's father represented dorner as his attorney. two of the four victims. and it was dorner's body that was found in the burned out cabin. he was out for revenge after being let go from the police department. his mother expressed condolences and asked for drivesy. >> we can ask whether there are hearings in the murder case of chandra levy.
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the only thing he said is that the lawyers approached him last year with evidence that could have challenged the testimony by one of the prosecution's witnesses. he was convicted the defendant was convicted of killing levy. and a new york woman found dead in turkey. she suffered a blow to the head. a filibuster prevented chuck haggle from getting -- chuck hague frontal being confirmed. and around town baltimore this weekend could be tricky. and streets will be closed from 10 a.m. until 5 on monday morning. the department of transportation crews will be removing a pedestrian bridge. 1000 wedding gowns are going on sale today and tomorrow raising money for research. and it will be at the share ton in downtown baltimore. there will be gowns in various
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sizes, styles and you can take part in that. >> the winner of the ravens cash fantasy are being unveiled. >> they can receive 1 34eu8on -- million to season tickets to a trip with the team. that's today. and former ravens offensive coordinator cam cameron has a new job. he will be introduced as the new coordinator. he was fired from the ravens job and replaced by jim called well. and he has developed a number of players at that position, including the joe flacco and charger's quarterback phillip rivers. he was with the ravens for four years. and an assistant coach from the blast and his hope for life organization are asking blast fans to bring a new or used soccer ball or equipment to the blast game tomorrow 6789 fans will be asked to throw it out
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during the break. everything will be selected and take ton needy children in africa and mexico. other equipment will be collected at the doors upon entrance of first mariner arena. and announcing today a special tax break on products. is for a weekend and it is things weekend. details will be unveiled this afternoon. >> and you are ill gel for the break at 1 minute after and then it rolls over into midnight around monday. the first calorie counts on menus then soft drinks. and out to ban plastic foam food packing in stores and restaurants. he unveiled the plan in the state of the city. and announced a major expansion in the recycling and a push for electric cars.
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two marylanders are among dozens of people who will receive the presidential citizens medal. janet jackson will receive the ronor for starting a group that hechts women with disabilities. and a head who volunteered for combat duty in world wore ii. two kids going through the same mysterious ill nets are the best of friends. >> they are 7 and they have suffered 12 strokes combined. doctors don't know why the two children have the strokes. they had brain surgeries to fix the problem. they are staying at the children's medical research facility and they are each other's rock. >> they ep courage each other. it is nice to have each other. >> that's beautiful. >> they have learned so much and they have gone through so
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much. it made them into amazing little people. >> and researchers are looking into a similar mutation for the strokes. and lynette charles, we could be seeing changes coming up. >> exactly. >> you are right. temperature i woo. >> we will be above average. 35 now and annapolis at 36. north will and 35. and this will be the temperatures will be the good part of the forecast if you don't want to see the snow or the rain. this is what is going on. we have an area of hive pressure influencing our weather. but as it starts to slide off to the east, we'll start to have more clouds moving in here as we go throughout the day. >> we'll have disturbances and with that, we'll have the
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chance for the rain to move in here as we go to the evening timeframe. >> you will see a light dusting. to the north and west you know 1 or 2 inches. this is what is going on. we have a storm. with this it will go out to sea. no problems with that. but another scenario, that is where the storm hugs the coast a bit more f it does that, we will have more snow measurable snow. we're doing a 70-30 type of cans. 30 we will this is what you are doing. make sure you follow me on twitter at abc 2 weather. let's see what is going on on future trend. we can see the first storm.
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and in the. and snow. there is the second system that coastal low that will be riding along the coast but it stays away from us. for today that is at 53 degrees. 33 by tonight. can you sigh the rain snow and it switches to know. -- snow. we get blustery at 34 degrees. the temperatures will go back up. let's get a check of traffic with lauren cook. >> this weather is up and down and warm and cold. snow, rain. everything. if you are traveling -- traveling this morning. no delays on 95. it is nice and clear from 152 to white march. at 695 in parkville at hartford road. nice and normal. this is an 11-minute ride right now on the outer loop from 95 to 83. that will be cleared to 95. you from using the jfx to get downtown. no delays.
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it will take you 11 minutes. and everything up to speed through the fort mchenry tunnel. that's a look at your morning commute. megan and charlie over to you. a hot date between two residents. >> and two of the residents go on a blind date. did they work it out? was it successful? tid one duke it out early? we'll find out p hello! how sharp is your business security? can it help protect your people and property, while keeping out threats to your operations? it's not working! yes it is. welcome to tyco integrated security. with world-class monitoring centers and thousands of qualified technicians. we've got a personal passion to help your business run safer, smarter, and sharper. we are tyco integrated security. and we are sharper.
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it is a blind tate like you have never seen. the aquarium set up a date between the two octopi. they tried to make a love connection. they took it slow base that's what you do. despite the shyness; front of the vocal crowd, nobody likes people looking do they, things heated up. >> they hit it off okay. >> pressure on a blind date. >> like watching the bachelor. >> you learn something knew. most people go into a panic
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mode if an avalanche broke out while they were skiing. >> not this skier when it happened to him. look at this. he does a back flip. he was flimming as part of an event. he races down the mountain. out pacing the avalanche. >> that is. >> i hear you. stay with us. the a music teacher loved by the students is in the middle of a tough battle now. he is battling cancer. >> stage 4 he needs four weeks to recover. but doesn't have the days to take off. now we're going to tell you what the colleagues are doing to step out. >> and staying connected it can help you lose the weight. how making the goals public and help you stick to your plan.
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it is friday morning and a check of the forecast. and changes could be on the way. you're right. change is on the way, we will start you off with the dry condition as we look at the most powerful radar. we'll stay that way through the most of the afternoon timeframe then we have the chance for rain


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